Berwick

7493
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Berwick' (1679) (70)
Ordered11.1697BWAS-1603
Acquired15.5.1700B028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
ConstructorEdward SnelgroveBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up8.1742B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 9"Imperial Feet45.7246 
Length of Keel125' 9"Imperial Feet38.1091 
Breadth40' 5 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold16' 10"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen1,090 4994Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1700/1 - 25.2.1700/1CaptainJames Greenway (d.1703) ADM 6/6/55ADM 6/626.2.1700/1 - 12.1.1701/2CaptainJohn Leake (1656-1720) ADM 6/6/61BWAS-160314.1.1701/2 - 11.2.1703/4CaptainSir Richard Edwards ADM 6/6/130BWAS-160312.2.1703/4 - 22.3.1703/4CaptainRobert Fairfax (1666-1725) ADM 6/8/47BWAS-16035.2.1704/5 - 1.11.1712CaptainThomas Liell ADM 6/8/149BWAS-1603

23 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.2.1700/1 - 24.1.1702/3First LieutenantAlexander Ekins ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/617.2.1700/1 - 25.2.1702/3Second LieutenantGeorge Squire ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/61.2.1702/3 - 29.2.1703/4Third LieutenantSydney Wortley Montague ADM 6/7/88ADM 6/726.2.1702/3 - 11.2.1703/4First LieutenantGeorge Squire ADM 6/7/96ADM 6/726.2.1702/3 - 23.3.1702/3Second LieutenantJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 6/7/96ADM 6/716.2.1703/4 - 12.2.1704/5First LieutenantRichard Rowzier (d.1745) ADM 6/8/49ADM 6/81.3.1703/4 - 13.12.1704Third LieutenantJohn Goodall (d.1728/29) ADM 6/8/58ADM 6/814.12.1704 - 15.7.1706Second LieutenantJohn Goodall (d.1728/29) ADM 6/8/124ADM 6/815.1.1704/5 - 1.2.1704/5Third LieutenantCharles Poole (d.1738/39) ADM 6/8/136ADM 6/813.2.1704/5 - 25.8.1706First LieutenantJames Anderson ADM 6/8/150ADM 6/815.1.1705/6 - 15.7.1706Third LieutenantAmbrose Saunders (d.1730/31) ADM 6/9/21
Commission confirmed 29.10.1706
ADM 6/9
16.7.1706 - 8.12.1706Second LieutenantAmbrose Saunders (d.1730/31) ADM 6/9/21
Commission confirmed 29.10.1706
ADM 6/9
26.8.1706 - 21.7.1708First LieutenantRobert Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/9/33
Commission confirmed 14.12.1706
ADM 6/9
16.9.1706 - 8.12.1706Third LieutenantWilliam Redman ADM 6/9/21
Commission confirmed 1.11.1706
ADM 6/9
9.12.1706 - 20.3.1708/9Second LieutenantThomas Beverley (d.1721) ADM 6/9/32ADM 6/99.12.1706 - 23.12.1708Third LieutenantWilliam Redman ADM 6/9/32ADM 6/922.7.1708 - 27.3.1711First LieutenantWilliam Wilson ADM 6/10/62
Commission confirmed 17.5.1709
ADM 6/10
24.12.1708 - 5.3.1710/11Third LieutenantJohn Strutt ADM 6/10/61
Commission confirmed 19.5.1709
ADM 6/10
22.8.1709 - 4.3.1710/11Second LieutenantJames Westcombe ADM 6/10/84ADM 6/105.3.1710/11 - 20.7.1712Second LieutenantJohn Barker ADM 6/11/117ADM 6/116.3.1710/11 - 20.7.1712Third LieutenantGeorge Strutt ADM 6/11/118ADM 6/1128.3.1711 - 1.11.1712First LieutenantAndrew Horseman ADM 6/11/125ADM 6/1121.7.1712 - 1.11.1712Third LieutenantJohn Norbury ADM 6/11/217ADM 6/11

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.11.1702 - 6.7.1706Volunteer-per-orderJohn Knowles ADM 107/2/253ADM107/2

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
7.7.1706 - 28.7.1706Able SeamanJohn Knowles ADM 107/2/253ADM107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1702In the Cadiz operationsBWAS-1603
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
9.1703In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1706In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
7.1706At AlicanteBWAS-1603
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1708In the Downs and North SeaBWAS-1603
1709In the Downs and North SeaBWAS-1603
1710In the Downs and North SeaBWAS-1603
5.1710Sailed to Lisbon, then as escort to the Brazil fleetBWAS-1603
13.12.1710Took the Ship of the Line Le Maure (50) in the Mediterranean
1711Sailed to the MediteraneanBWAS-1603
1712In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1.11.1712Paid offADM 51
10.1715fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
8.1742

Broken up at Portsmouth

BWAS-1603

 

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